Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of event results, weigh-in results, suspensions, and salaries from throughout the world of MMA

M-1 Challenge 26 Results

M-1 Challenge 26 took place Friday, July 8 from The Hangar in Costa Mesa, Calif.

The main card was broadcast on Showtime.


  • Kenny Garner def. Pat Bennett by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 1:15
  • Arthur Guseinov def. Tyson Jeffries by knockout (spinning backfist).  Round 1, 1:32
  • Mairbek Taisumov def. Josh Bacallao by knockout (punches).  Round 1, 2:01
  • Daniel Weichel def. Beau Baker by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)
  • Eddie Arizmendi def. Jason Norwood by knockout (strikes).  Round 2, 4:55


  • Diman Morris def. Brandon Michaels by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Max Martyniouk def. Mike De Robles by TKO (punches).  Round 1, 2:30

UFC 132 drug tests come back clean

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the drug test results for UFC 132 with all athletes coming back clean.

Executive Director Keith Kizer released the results on Friday.

Fifteen fighters were tested and all of them came back clean for performance enhancing drugs and recreational drugs.

The fighters tested by the commission were Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber, Chris Leben, Wanderlei Silva, Ryan Bader, Tito Ortiz, Dennis Siver, Carlos Condit, Shane Roller, Melvin Guillard, Rafael Dos Anjos, Brian Bowles, Aaron Simpson, Anthony Njokuani and Jeff Hougland.


UFC 131 Salaries

The Vancouver Athletic Commission released the salary figures for UFC 131, which took place June 11 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The purses (show money/win bonus) are listed below. They do not include post-fight bonus totals, non-disclosed bonuses or any sponsorship monies.

Junior dos Santos: $100,000 ($100,000 win bonus) def. Shane Carwin: $40,000
Kenny Florian: $65,000 ($65,000 win bonus) def. Diego Nunes: $12,000
Mark Munoz: $30,000 ($30,000 win bonus) def. Demian Maia: $43,000
Dave Herman: $18,000 ($18,000 win bonus) def. Jon Olav Einemo: $15,000
Donald Cerrone: $20,000 ($20,000 win bonus) def. Vagner Rocha: $6,000
Sam Stout: $19,000 ($19,000 win bonus) def. Yves Edwards: $12,000
Chris Weidman: $10,000 ($10,000 win bonus) def. Jesse Bongfeldt: $6,000
Krzysztof Soszynski: $12,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Mike Massenzio: $8,000
Nick Ring: $8,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. James Head: $6,000
Dustin Poirier: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus) def. Jason Young: $6,000
Joey Beltran: $12,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Aaron Rosa: $6,000
Darren Elkins: $8,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Michihiro Omigawa: $8,000


Photo: Pat Bennett (L) vs. Kenny Garner (R) (Showtime)